07Jul/17

After death, MBBS student emerges as saviour for PhD scholar who needed a cardiac transplant – India Today


India Today
After death, MBBS student emerges as saviour for PhD scholar who needed a cardiac transplant
India Today
Dr Kewal Krishan, director of heart transplant at Max Hospital, Saket, told Mail Today, “On July 3, we received a call from NOTTO (National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation) for a heart donor in Indore. We also had a patient who needed heart

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06Jul/17

VIDEO: Boy, 9, calls for change to organ donor law – as he faces desperate wait for new heart – Stoke Sentinel


Stoke Sentinel
VIDEO: Boy, 9, calls for change to organ donor law – as he faces desperate wait for new heart
Stoke Sentinel
That is not a time to make a decision about organ donation.” The campaign has won the backing of the medical profession. Doctor Richard Vautrey, acting chairman of the British Medical Association’s GP committee, said: “Around 10,000 people in the UK …

05Jul/17

Three Melbourne families form tight bond during children’s wait for liver transplant – Herald Sun


Herald Sun
Three Melbourne families form tight bond during children’s wait for liver transplant
Herald Sun
Each underwent surgery within weeks of being born to connect the small intestine to the liver but it failed to prevent their need for an organ transplant if they were to reach their first birthday. All three had “tears and skin that glowed yellow”, a

05Jul/17

Max Johnson, 9, begs Theresa May to make organ donation ‘opt-out … – Metro


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Max Johnson, 9, begs Theresa May to make organ donation ‘opt-out …
Metro
A schoolboy in desperate need of a heart transplant has pleaded with Theresa May to make organ donation ‘opt-out’. Max Johnson, 9, has been waiting six …
The Herald backs national campaign to change organ donation laws …Plymouth Herald
“Please save my life Prime Minister”: Heart transplant boy Max …Mirror.co.uk
‘Please save my life Prime Minister’Crewe Chronicle
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05Jul/17

Plans to change organ donation law praised by mum whose son was saved by transplant – TheGazette.co.uk

Plans to change organ donation law praised by mum whose son was saved by transplant
TheGazette.co.uk
PLANS to change the law on organ donation have been hailed as a giant step forward by a mum whose son’s life was saved after he was given someone else’s heart. Linda McCay, from Lochwinnoch, was left devastated in 2003 when her 15-year-old son …

04Jul/17

“Please save my life Prime Minister”: Heart transplant boy Max Johnson in plea to change donor law – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk
“Please save my life Prime Minister”: Heart transplant boy Max Johnson in plea to change donor law
Mirror.co.uk
The Mirror is calling on the Government to change the law on organ donation so that people are automatically potential organ donors unless they opt out, to save thousands of extra lives. And Max, who has been following our coverage since we highlighted …
Heart transplant schoolboy Max Johnson, 9, pleads with Theresa May to change donor laws as he faces race against …The Sun

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04Jul/17

Manitoba man on his 3rd heart has lots of love for organ donors – CBC.ca


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Manitoba man on his 3rd heart has lots of love for organ donors
CBC.ca
A Manitoba man whose life was saved — twice — by heart transplants is taking his message about organ donation on the road. Two-time heart recipient Dean Omeniuk has put the organ transplant ribbon and the image of a heart rate on the side of a …

03Jul/17

Winsford boy is face of national campaign to change organ donor law as time runs out for lifesaving heart transplant – ChesterChronicle.co.uk


ChesterChronicle.co.uk
Winsford boy is face of national campaign to change organ donor law as time runs out for lifesaving heart transplant
ChesterChronicle.co.uk
“We feel an ‘opt-out’ organ donation system would work better, as it does in other countries.” Emma spoke about how Max, a pupil at Oswald’s Worleston CE Primary School in Nantwich, had always been a lively boy, full of energy and ‘fit as a fiddle

03Jul/17

More than 1400 Australians are on organ transplant waiting lists and an additional 12000 people live on dialysis – Herald Sun


Herald Sun
More than 1400 Australians are on organ transplant waiting lists and an additional 12000 people live on dialysis
Herald Sun
Last year 1713 Australians received a transplant as a result of 503 deceased organ donors and 267 living donors. For Vermont South’s Denise Joniec the pain of her husband’s death was eased by the knowledge he went on to save others. Ms Joniec’s …